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Schools and metro reopen in Brussels after four-day security lockdown

Schools and the metro have reopened in Brussels on Wednesday after being shut down for four days in a security lockdown in the Belgian capital.

With troops and armed police patrolling the streets of Brussels, Belgian authorities have charged a fifth person with terror offences relating to the attacks that killed 130 people in the French capital on November 13.

A security alert in the Belgian capital has been extended until Monday.

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Belgium prosecutors charge fourth suspect on terror offences

Belgium prosecutors have charged a fourth individual with terrorism offences, according to reports.

Reuters also reported prosecutors had charged the man, who was held in custody, with participating in the Paris terror attacks.

Another 15 people who had been arrested in an operation on Sunday night have now been released, according to a statement from prosecutors.

Two of five people detained earlier on Monday were also released, it said.

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